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Observing Young Children

1hour 0.1CEUs
$10

The class is also available as part of a Knowledge Collection

$69 Observation & Assessment Critical to Childcare See Details  

Description

This class explores what observations are and what purpose they serve. It discusses what makes a good observation and the five traditional developmental domains that need to be assessed through observation.

Goal: to understand what observations are and what makes good observations

This mobile-friendly class is accessible on any device, including tablets and phones.

 

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Observing Young Children

Goal: to understand what observations are and what makes good observations

 

 

Table of Contents

  1. Importance and Unobtrusive
  2. Characteristics
  3. Developmental Domains
  4. The Child's Story
  5. Purpose of Observation

 

Learning Objectives

After completing this class, the student will be able to:

  • identify the three characteristics of a good observation
  • list the five traditional developmental domains
  • state the three main purposes for an observation

 

NOTE: This course may reflect state-specific regulations. No information in this course supersedes any state regulations you need to follow. You must consult your state’s regulations when developing policies and procedures. Regulations for all states are accessible on the National Database of Child Care Licensing Regulations. Click on the link provided to view regulations in your state.

 

Observation & Assessment

Learning Outcomes

After completing this class, the student will be able to:

  • identify the three characteristics of a good observation
  • list the five traditional developmental domains
  • state the three main purposes for an observation
Approved or accepted in:

Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virgin Islands, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin